Swimming and Diving

Swimming and Diving

Swimmers, divers improve to 5-0

CHAMPAIGN — The Illinois women’s swimming and diving team improved to 5-0 for the first time in 13 years Friday, beating Michigan State and Southern Illinois in the Splash Bash at the ARC Pool.

Corey Kasten claimed the 100-yard breaststroke in 1 minute, 6.19 seconds. Britni Fisher was third in 1-meter diving.

Illinois edges Toledo in pool

TOLEDO, Ohio — Illinois’ 400 freestyle relay team of Meghan Mason, Caitlin Conroy, Erin Lamb and Courtney Pope won the event and clinched the school’s swimming and diving victory against Toledo.
The Illini swimmers were clocked in 3 minutes, 32.65 seconds.

Without injured DeBruler, Illini can't complete rally

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Illinois returns from its two-game road trip still in first place in the Big Ten.

Just not alone.

Dee Brown, Brian Cardinal join Mavs

DALLAS – Brian Cardinal and Dee Brown have joined the Dallas Mavericks just in time for training camp.


Year in Review: Team report cards

Softball A T-Second — 45-win team set program mark for winning percentage

Year in Review: Best and worst


Assembly Hall naming rights to BP

Cappetta sparks baseball victory

CHAMPAIGN — Right fielder Pete Cappetta went 2 for 4 with a homer and three RBI, leading Illinois to a 6-1 baseball victory against Western Michigan on Tuesday at Illinois Field.
Five Illini pitchers combined to hold the Broncos to four hits in the nonconference contest.

Softball streak's over

COLUMBIA, Mo. – San Diego State cooled off Illinois' softball team, defeating the 21st-ranked Illini 5-3 on Sunday at Missouri's Children's Hospital Invitational to snap the squad's 10-game winning streak.

UI first baseman Meredith Hackett and third baseman Kelley Wedel each smacked home runs, but Illinois (16-2) could not overcome a five-run fifth inning by the Aztecs (15-8).

Huth's Insider: Pregnant coach staying home

At 9-1, Illinois is off to its best 10-game start since 2003, when it also opened 9-1. The Illini nearly cracked this week's USA Today/NFCA Top 25, earning the 26th-most votes. Illinois enters Friday's 12:30 p.m. matchup against the Seminoles 1-1 against ranked opponents this season.

Ruggeri leads UI victory

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Paul Ruggeri won the all-around, parallel bars and high bar to lead top-ranked Illinois past No. 5 Penn State in men's gymnastics Saturday.

The Illini's 354.600-345.950 victory represented a season-high point total.